WikiLeaks Vindicates Bush, What?

The WikiLeaks de facto declassification of privileged material makes it case closed: Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction — and intended to restart his program once the heat was off.

President George W. Bush, in the 2003 State of the Union address, uttered the infamous “16 words”: “The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa.”

Former Ambassador Joe Wilson sprang into action and, in an op-ed piece, in effect wrote, “No, the Cheney administration sent me to investigate the allegation — and I found it without merit.”

I never doubted for a moment what Saddam Hussein’s intentions were, or that he did exactly what Bush and the British government said he did. And I credit Ted Kennedy (D-MA) for being the first to politicize the war effort. And, the rest is history.

Link: The WikiLeaks Vindication of George W. Bush – Larry Elder – Townhall Conservative.

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